|Rag Radio 2013-07-05 -- Houston Rock and Blues Musician Guy Schwartz - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Houston-based blues and rock musician Guy Schwartz joins us in interview and performance. Schwartz is also a songwriter, producer, videographer, music journalist and archivist, and a political activist. He is backed up on rhythm guitar and vocals by singer-songwriter and bandleader Billy Bourbon (The Billy Bourbon Band) who also plays guitar in Guy's Austin Affordables, bassist Roger Tausz of the New Jack Hippies, and percussionist Rick Lyon...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Guy Schwartz; Marlo Blue; Billy Bourbon; Houston Musicians; Texas Musicians
|Rag Radio 2013-11-01 - Acclaimed Austin-Based Singer-Songwriter Slaid Cleaves - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio is Austin-based singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves who joins us in interview and performance. A recording artist and full-time touring musician, Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Called "one of the finest songwriters from Texas" by The New York Times, Slaid was a winner of the prestigious New Folk competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival, an award previously given to such artists as Nanci Griffith, Robert Earl Keen, and Steve Ea...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Slaid Cleaves; Singer-Songwriters; Austin Musicians; Texas Musicians; Performing Artists; Woody Guthrie; Musical Performance
|Rag Radio 2014-09-19 - Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist & Social Activist Sara Hickman - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Our guest is Sara Hickman, acclaimed folk-rock, pop, and childrens' singer-songwriter, musician, vocalist, and recording artist who joins us in discussion and performs three songs on the show. Sara was the 2010-2011 official "State Musician of Texas" (previous honorees include Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett). She also is an avid supporter of numerous charities and organizations benefiting children, women, animals, and health -- and she recently wrote in the Austin American-Statesman about her ong...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Sara Hickman; Singer-Songwriters; Texas Musicians; Austin Musicians; Social Activists; Depression; Childrens' Music; Recording Artists
|Rag Radio 2013-08-23 - Singer-Songwriter and Author Bobby Bridger and Virtuoso Guitarist John Inmon - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Legendary Texas musicians Bobby Bridger and John Inmon join host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio. Singer-songwriter Bridger is also a noted historian of the old west and of indigenous American culture. Virtuoso guitarist Inmon was an original member of the famed Lost Gonzo Band. Bridger and Inmon, who perform live on the show, have worked together for over 40 years. They are currently co-producing an album which they are developing through Kickstarter...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bobby Bridger; John Inmon; Lost Gonzo Band; Texas Musicians; Guitarists; Singer-Songwriters; Authors; Historians; American Indian Culture; Recording Artists
|Rag Radio 2012-03-09 - Bobby Bridger on the Social Impact of Native American Culture - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Author, historian, singer/songwriter, playwright, artist, actor, and theatrical producer Bobby Bridger discusses the issues raised in his most recent book, "Where the Tall Grass Grows: Becoming Indigenous and the Mythological Legacy of the American West," which "explores the impact of Native American culture on the American psyche... and examines the impact of indigenous American mythology on contemporary identity and the development of modern popular entertainment, particularly the Hollywood fi...
Keywords: Bobby Bridger; Ken McKenzie-Grant; Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; KOOP; Native-American; American West: American History: Singer-Songwriters; Texas Musicians; Authors